Colleges & Universities in Ecuador

Universities in Ecuador

Higher Education in Ecuador


What are the most popular Universities and Colleges in Ecuador? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2024 Ecuadorian University Ranking of 59 Ecuadorian higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Ecuadorian higher education-related organization.
  • offering at least three-year bachelor's degrees or postgraduate master's or doctoral degrees
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, non-distance education format

2024 Ranking of Ecuadorian Universities

2024 Sub-rankings by Provinces

The Republic of Ecuador is divided into 24 provinces (Spanish: provincias). The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the provinces of Pichincha and Guayas, which respectively host the capital and largest city of Quito and the nation's main port Guayaquil. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into consideration all provinces which include at least 2 Ecuadorian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.

Azuay (4)   Chimborazo (2)  
Guayas (13)   Imbabura (3)  
Loja (2)   Los Rios (2)  
Manabi (5)   Pichincha (17)  
Tungurahua (2)  

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